Reflector #38: Michael Lauren – “Bonfim Blues” & “Lisboa Boogaloo”
Porto and Lisbon as interpreted by drummer Michael Lauren.
Foreign Home Buyers Paid 57% More per Sq Meter Than Portuguese in 2Q | The Portugal News
“In this second quarter of 2022, homebuyers with a tax domicile abroad paid the median amount of €2,292/m2 (the amount recorded in the previous quarter was €2,209/m2), higher than what
Fun Things: October 28 Edition
This week: Pig vomit and nun porn
Gira Bikes fiasco: fewer bicycles on the street, for more stations | Mensagem de Lisboa (PT)
“On Sept. 30, the system had 803 bicycles in operation, compared to 1075 bicycles in operation recorded on Aug. 24 – a drop of 25%,” Mensagem de Lisboa writes. And
Immigrants to Portugal despair over clogged lines at the SEF. Pablo had to make 30,000 calls | Público (PT)￼
“Those trying to get through to the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) over the phone … despair after countless hours of failed attempts,” Público writes. Also: SEF has opened thousands
Driving Topless to a Vineyard in the Algarve
Wind in your hair, wine in your glass, sand on your feet: the perfect weekend escape.
Fun Things: October 14 Edition
This week: Impending doom and exclusivity for all.
Why are Americans moving to Portugal? | The Portugal News
…and how many can we expect?
UPDATE: Portugal’s New Digital Nomad Visa Requires Min €2,820 in Monthly Earnings, Not €700
It’ll take a bigger income to get that visa here than in, say, Hungary or Croatia but less than in Iceland or the Netherlands.
Iminente 2022: the Local Lineup Sets This Festival Apart
No other Lisbon festival combines big-name acts with lesser-known local musicians so well.
Fun Things: October 3 Edition
This week: Wise words and WTF
How to Use GIRA, Lisbon’s Home-Grown Bike-Sharing Network
GIRA works off your phone: download the app, give them your financial details, and you’re ready to bike. This Atlas correspondent was able to do all of that in about 10 minutes. But then the problems began.